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How long will it take for my eyebrows to grow back after chemo?

How long will it take for my eyebrows to grow back after chemo?

Variable: Eyebrows are frequently the last to go with hair damaging chemo. Re-growth is the rule although frequently not as thick as the originals. Your body has to rid itself of the chemo which can take several weeks and then the brows, eyelashes and head hair have a chance at recovery. Be patient but it may take up to six months to know where you will be. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long after stopping chemo do your eyebrows and eyelashes start to grow back?

Can you tell me how long after stopping chemo do your eyebrows and eyelashes start to grow back?

2months: Two months is a typical timing for the brows and lashes to start growing again. Sometimes a little longer. A few unfortunately never grow back. ...Read more

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Will nothing help my eyebrows grow back after chemotherapy?

No such medication: Hair do grow back after chemo has been completed but the growth is slowest in Eye brows. Be patient and get some help from American cancer Society for the time being. They can help you with good make up to cover up the problem for a few months. Then I expect the hair will slowly grow back. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for your hair to grow back after chemo ?

How long is it supposed to it take for your hair to grow back after chemo ?

Within few months: After the last course of the chemo, hair buds start growing but may take few months to fully appear. ...Read more

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How long will it take hair to grow back after chemotherapy?

How long will it take hair to grow back after chemotherapy?

It varies: For most people it can take a couple of months. For complete recovery to a normal head of hair it could take as long a 6 months. Some chemotherapy drugs don't cause hair loss and some only cause thinning. Some patients worry when hair starts to grow during treatment. This is not a sign that the treatments have stopped working, but the hair root recovering from damage. ...Read more

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What is the best rogaine (minoxidil) to use to get my eyebrows to grow back quickly? How long is a eyebrow regrowth cycle? How long will it take rogine to work?

What is the best rogaine (minoxidil) to use to get my eyebrows to grow back quickly?  How long is a eyebrow regrowth cycle? How long will it take rogine to work?

Latisse (bimatoprost): The medication bimatoprost — marketed under the brand name Latisse — is approved by the food and drug administration (fda) to treat inadequate eyelashes (hypotrichosis). Eyelash growth was an unexpected side effect of lumigan, which led to the creation and marketing of latisse. Latisse also works very well on eyebrows. ...Read more

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How long will it take for an eyebrow to grow back?

How long will it take for an eyebrow to grow back?

Brow hair comeback: Eyebrows like hair on head can be affected by many things. Why did the hair initially fall out in first place? Drugs can be stopped but variable time to clear from system. Simply shaved about 6-8 weeks. ...Read more

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How long will it take for half a shaved eyebrow to grow back?

How long will it take for half a shaved eyebrow to grow back?

Depends on your norm: al eyebrow hair growth cycle and your rate of hair turnover. So, if your eyebrow hair growth is normal, you can expect to see it grow back in a week or two. If your hair is slow growing it may take 3 weeks. So go with YOUR norm, and it should be no problem. Overall, facial hair tends to grow back the fastest. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your eyebrows to grow back entirely after waxing?

How long does it take for your eyebrows to grow back entirely after waxing?

Eyebrow growth: An eyebrow hair of an adult grows at a rate of approximately 0.16mm per day. If plucked, it will take the follicle about 56 days to replace the fiber. Shaved hairs will grow out (with blunt ends) at the first rate: 0.16mm per day. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your eyebrows to grow back entirely after you shave them and head?

How long does it take for your eyebrows to grow back entirely after you shave them and head?

Days to weeks: The eyebrows grow pretty quickly like other hair follicles. However there have been case reports of the eyebrows never growing back after shaving. I would advise you not to do that again. ...Read more